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Virginia Reissmann

January 2, 1935 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 86)


Virginia Mae Reissmann, 86, of Wausau, died on November 12, 2021, at Our House Senior Living Memory Care in Wausau. Virginia was born on January 2, 1935, in Antigo to William and Sylvia (Berglund) Johnson.

Virginia attended school in Wausau. While primarily a homemaker, she also worked as a certified nursing assistant at North Central Health Care for disabled adults until her retirement in 2000.

Virginia was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1959. Her faith was very important to her. She took seriously the privilege and responsibility to share her hope for the future with others.

On May 10, 1951, she married Hartwell Jorstad Jr. He preceded her in death on February 4, 1965. She married Albert Reissmann on October 15, 1965. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2020.

Virginia is survived by her five children, Russel (Bonnie) Jorstad of Edgerton, Patrick (Sheila) Jorstad of Merrill, Jonathan Reissmann of Wausau, Linda (Van) Cass of Marathon, and Cindy (William) Hazelquist of Appleton. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, her sisters-in-law, Karen Reissmann and Mary Sorenson along with many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Virginia was preceded in death by her siblings, Lee Johnson, Lyle (Sylvia) Johnson, Betty (Clifford) Tietz, and Loretta (Ervin) Seidler.

A private family service will be held. The service will be live-streamed for immediate viewing, and recorded for future viewing and may be found on the funeral home website, under the obituary.

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